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    My Cool Allotment: An Inspirational Guide to Stylish Allotments and Community Gardens (My Cool) (Hardback) By (author) Lia Leendertz, Photographs by Mark Diacono

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    DescriptionAn allotment is one of the best - and cheapest ways - of getting hold of valuable gardening space to grow your own produce, along with being sociable places, great for meeting like-minded people. This stylish book is the fifth title in the highly successful My Cool series and is packed with gorgeous photography and plenty of planting advice. The book takes a peak at allotments and community gardens from all walks of life: from the historic Edgbaston Guinea Gardens in Birmingham, the hortillonnages or floating gardens in Amiens to an artist's rooftop garden in Brussels. Themes include Historic, A Feast of Flowers, Community, Growing inside the Box, Edible Jungle, Food from Home, By Water, Fruit and a Quick Getaway.

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    My Cool Allotment
    An Inspirational Guide to Stylish Allotments and Community Gardens
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Lia Leendertz, Photographs by Mark Diacono
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 160
    Width: 231 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 454 g
    ISBN 13: 9781862059665
    ISBN 10: 1862059667

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: GAR
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.2
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14270
    BIC subject category V2: WMPF
    Ingram Subject Code: GI
    B&T General Subject: 625
    BISAC V2.8: PHO023000
    Abridged Dewey: 778
    LC classification: TR
    BISAC V2.8: GAR000000
    BIC subject category V2: WMT
    DC23: 635
    Illustrations note
    Over 300 images
    ANOVA Books
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    18 April 2013
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    Author Information
    Lia is a freelance garden writer who shares an allotment with several friends near her home in Bristol. A regular contributor to The Guardian and The Telegraph, she is a long-time advocate of organic and community growing, and has written many books on the subject. She has an award-winning blog, Midnight Brambling. An award-winning writer and photographer, Mark Diacono led the garden team at River Cottage and appearing in the TV series, Mark continues to run courses and events at River Cottage HQ. He was Garden Journalist of the Year at the Garden Media Awards in 2011 and has collaborated with Lia Leendertz on previous books.